Michael A. Cerrone

Age: 24
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Captain
Unit: 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division
Station: Fort Bragg, NC

Killed in Action: November 12, 2006
Location: Samarra, Iraq
Campaign: Operation Iraqi Freedom

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation, National Defense, Iraq Campaign, Global War on Terror

Hometown: Worcester, MA
Family: Michael is survived by his parents, Brigadier General James A. Cerrone, US Army, and Elizabeth (Marino) Cerrone; a brother, James A. Cerrone; his paternal grandparents, Anthony and Janet (Farrar) Cerrone; his maternal grandfather, Michael Marino; a niece, Taylor Cheyenne Cerrone; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.